CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS

NYFA IS EXPANDING TO LONG ISLAND IN APRIL


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NEW YORK FENCING ACADEMY NYFA-LI
PORT PLAZA – LOWER LEVEL
8 HAVEN AVENUE (near Main Street)
PORT WASHINGTON, NY 11050

EXCLUSIVE OFFER  FOR NEW STUDENTS OF NYFA-LI:
SIGN-UP IN APRIL AND GET 15-MONTHS OF FREE MEMBERSHIP!

This limited-time offer is worth up to $875 and will give you all of our member benefits for free through August 2019, including member discounts on camps, classes, lessons, bouting, and more. After this offer expires, the standard new student package will be in effect and includes one session (9 weeks) of free membership. Don’t delay! Contact us  today to get started.

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT STARTING SUNDAY, APRIL 1

Call 718-996-0426 now to schedule a visit and reserve your lessons for April.

NYFA-LI Open House FB

OPEN HOUSE ON SUNDAY, APRIL 29 – 12PM TO 4PM

  • Come in with the whole family and see our new club, talk to our coaches, let the kids try a free group class, enjoy refreshments, and sign-up for exclusive offers!
  • Bring a friend to our Open House and each of you can take a FREE PRIVATE LESSON ($50 value) on that day or on a second visit!
  • New to fencing? We love to introduce fencing to anyone who has yet to discover this fantastic and fun, and rapidly growing sport for girls and boys (ages 6 & up)
  • Already a fencer? Nationally-competitive and high school team athletes are encouraged to come learn about our successful training programs, open bouting, and International Summer Fencing Camps which are the biggest and best in the US!

RIBBON-CUTTING ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 AT 12PM

We’re also looking forward to officially  announcing the opening of our Long Island fencing academy with our friends at the Port Washington Chamber of Commerce.  Press and neighbors are welcome to join us.

NYFA BENEFITS

NYFA has been named Fencing Club of the Year and ranked #1 in the US in youth epee for the last two years per National Fencing Club Rankings.  Long Island & Brooklyn members will be part of the same great team that benefits from the professional training provided by our accomplished and dedicated coaches.  All members receive the same membership benefits, and are welcome to fence together at bouting practices in both locations, at our day camps, and at our popular sleep-away summer camps. They can also do make-ups at either club.

HIGH SCHOOL FENCING

Head coach Misha Mokretsov has been training  LI  fencers for years, including Nassau County Champions, Skyler Chin and Bennett Cohen. With a club on Long Island, we look forward to working with high school teams to help produce many more champions.  Call to discuss what we can offer to your squads.

INTRO PACKAGES

Anyone ages 6 & up can begin fencing with our Introductory Packages. Group classes will be formed as fencers complete their introductory lessons.  We provide all necessary equipment to get started.  * Exclusive offer for new students who sign-up with NYFA-LI in April 2018: receive over 1 year of free membership good through August 2019!

NYFA-LI FACILITIES

Our state-of-the-art fencing gym will start with 5 electric strips (can expand as the club grows), overhead scoring machines, cushioned fencing floors, targets, air conditioning, heating, lockers, changing rooms, equipment, and extra room for kids classes and conditioning.  Parents can watch the action from the club spectator area or check out the fitness gym in the same building for their own workout while the kids fence.

NYFA-LI HOURS

To start, we’re open in April by appointment only.  As students complete introductory lessons, classes will be formed and open hours will be Mondays-Fridays: 4 pm-9 pm , Saturdays: 9 am-6 pm, Sundays by appointment: 9 am-6pm.

NYFA-LI LOCATION / DIRECTIONS

NYFA-LI is situated on the north shore of Nassau County, across the street from the Port Washington LIRR station at 8 Haven Avenue near Main Street in Port Plaza on the lower level. By train, we’re just minutes from Great Neck and Manhasset, as well as easy rides in from Queens and Manhattan.  By car, it’s 10 minutes north of the LIE exit 36.  Click here for a parking map.

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS, fencing camps

BIGGEST & BEST SUMMER EPEE FENCING CAMP!


  • View more memories here: 2017 NYFA Camp Photo Album 
  • Thank you to our fantastic camp coaching team:  Alexey Sintchinov (Penn State), Yakov Danilenko (Medeo), Tim Svidnytsky (Toronto), Sergei Danilov (Alliance), Sorah Shin (Swords), Yarik Ponomarenko (NYFA) and Misha Mokretsov (NYFA).
  • This was the largest epee camp in the US with over 100 fencers from Great Britain, Hong Kong, China, Canada, and across the US  (NY, TX, IL, NJ, DC, PA, CA, CT, GA, MA, UT, VA, +)
  • 5 World Team Members (Ivan Zagoruiko, Wesley Johnson, Ariana Mangano, Alan Temiryaev, Jonathan Piskovatskov) and NCAA champion, Yevgeniy Karyuchenko, trained with us.
  • 15 ratings were earned at our CAMP TOURNAMENTS.
  • We had an amazing camp experience and look forward to seeing everyone again next year!
  • If you missed out, be sure to check back for our 2018 camp!

 

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS

FENCING CLUB OF THE YEAR 2016-2017


New York Fencing Academy is proud to be named “Fencing Club of the Year” once again!  Our top club rankings for 2016-2017 include:

#1 National Youth Men’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
#1 National Youth Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
#1 New York State Cadet Men’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
#1 New York State Cadet Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
#1 New York State Youth Men’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
#1 New York State Youth Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
#1 New York State Youth Women’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points

#2 New York State Cadet International Circuit Men’s Epee Points
#2 New York State Youth Men’s Epee Podium Medal Points
#2 New York State Cadet Men’s Epee Podium Medal Points
#2 New York State Junior Men’s Epee Podium Medal Points
#2 New York State Junior Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points

#3 National Cadet International Circuit Men’s Epee Points
#3 National Cadet Men’s Epee Podium Medal Points
#3 National Cadet Men’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
#3 National Cadet Women’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
#3 New York State Cadet Women’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
#3 New York State Junior Men’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points
#3 New York State Veteran Men’s Foil Top 8 Medal Points

#3 New York State Senior Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
#3 New York State Junior Women’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points

#4 National Junior Men’s Epee Podium Medal Points
#4 National Junior Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
#4 National Cadet Men’s Epee Top 16 Placement Points
#4 New York State Junior Women’s Epee Top 8 Medal Points

Skyler Liverant and Ian Goldfine were also recognized as Notable Fencers in Youth Men’s Epee!

Source: National Fencing Club Rankings

GO NYFA!!!

 

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS, RESULTS

ROC GOLD, JUNIOR WORLD CUP BRONZE, CADET NATIONAL TEAM, NYFA YOUTH#4+


Congratulations to our young fencers who earned medals in the adult Cobra Regional Open Circuit!

  • Nathan Vaysberg – Gold in Div1A out of 95 fencers & A2017
  • Mark Dolgonos – 7th out of 50 in Div2
  • Daniel Gaidar – 8th in Div2 and E2017

Bravo, Romain Cannone, for 3rd place at the Young Lions Junior World Cup in Espoo, Finland! We wish him good luck at World Championships.

We’re happy for Alan Temiryaev who made the USA Cadet National Team!   Now let’s get ready for World Championships!

Finally, congratulations to the NYFA Youth Challenge #4 medalists – Results and to our youth fencers who brought home medals from the NSFC Youth event – Results

Go NYFA!